Mercedes Corby is ‘in talks’ to star on the 2019 season of Married At First Sight.
Woman’s Day claimed on Monday that the sister of convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby, is ‘desperate to settle down and is a fan of the show’.
The mother-of-three split from husband Wayan Widyartha in February 2014, prior to her sibling’s release from Indonesia’s Kerobokan Prison.
‘She’s desperate to settle down and is a fan of the show’: Schapelle Corby’s sister Mercedes [L], 44, is ‘in talks’ to star on Married At First Sight, following her split from husband Wayan Widyartha. Mercedes is pictured with Schapelle, 41
A friend of Mercedes reportedly told Woman’s Day: ‘Production is currently underway so if she has been cast then she’s keeping it very hush-hush.
‘She’s desperate to settle down and she’s a fan of the show, so it’s a process she’s open to,’ the ‘insider’ added.
It’s been claimed by Woman’s Day that Mercedes is yet to sign a contract to star on Married At First Sight, but has already passed the audition process.
Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Mercedes and the Channel Nine show for comment.
Split: The mother-of-three split from husband Wayan [pictured] in February 2014, prior to her sibling’s release from Indonesia’s Kerobokan Prison
Reports surfaced in February 2014 that Mercedes, 44, had split from husband Wayan Widyartha, who she met in Bali.
The former couple share three children together, son Wayan, 19, daughter Nyeleigh, 17, and son Nyoman, 11.
Mercedes moved back to Queensland’s Gold Coast in August 2016, where she opened up a tapas restaurant.
Following Schapelle’s release from Indonesia’s Kerobokan Prison in February 2014, the sisters have maintained a low profile.
Proud mother: Mercedes moved back to Queensland’s Gold Coast in August 2016, where she opened up a tapas restaurant. She is pictured with son Nyoman, 11
Schapelle served nine years behind bars after being found guilty for smuggling 4.2 kilograms of cannabis into Bali.
In May 2017, Mercedes told the Kyle and Jackie O radio show that ‘it’s too early’ for Schapelle, 41, to decide whether she wants to do a tell-all interview.
‘That’s up to her. She decides; if she wants to, she will, if she doesn’t want to, she won’t. It’s just too early for her to make any decisions. I know she does want to thank all of her supporters; there’s been a lot of people who’ve supported her all these years,’ she said.
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